Mary Ann May

Mary Ann May

Age 90, Shenandoah, Va.

Mary Ann May, 90, of Shenandoah, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Mrs. May was born on October 5, 1931, in Page County, and was the daughter of the late David Newton and Lily Shomo Lucas.

Mrs. May was a lifetime resident of Shenandoah and was employed with the Genie Company for over 30 years. She continued working into her eighties with her daughter at Tru Kut Door until retiring.

Mary was a longtime member of the First Apostolic Church in Grottoes and attended Shenandoah Assembly of God, where she raised her children and attended Wednesday evening services. She will be remembered as a hard-working mother that loved and raised her children equally.

Surviving are her sons; Frankie Grimsley and wife, Ann of Shenandoah and Mahlon “David” Grimsley and wife, Maggie of Durham, N.C.; four daughters, Susie Kitta and husband, Tony, Faye Taylor, Libby Hammer and Evelyn Meadows and companion, Wayne Wyant, all of Elkton; two sisters; Alberta Morris and Ramona “Boots” May; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 15 great great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded by her husband, Bobby Lee May; a son, Roger Dale Grimsley; seven sisters, Lottie Secrist, Dorothy Smith, Lois Grey, Rowena Dennis, Juanita Lowery, Pearl Comer, and Faye Breeden; two brothers, Leonard Lucas and Roy Lee Lucas and a great great-grandson, Easton Matthew Shifflett.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at First Apostolic Church in Grottoes with Pastors Frank Grimsley, Keith Grimsley, Curtis Morris, and Carter Dean officiating.  Interment to follow at McAlister-Cave Cemetery, Shenandoah, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Apostolic Church, P. O. Box 558, Grottoes, VA 24441.

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